Looking for something to do this weekend? Big Joe’s got you covered. Check out our complete list of great events and fun things do right here in the great Garden State!

Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies with Big Joe Henry

Join New Jersey 101.5 as Big Joe Henry broadcasts live at The College of New Jersey.  The mission of the Special Olympics is “to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community”. It’s a beautiful thing to be a part of..we look forward to seeing you there! 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Date: June 10, 2016
Location: The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08618

Big Joe Henry LIVE NHRA Nationals Broadcast

Join New Jersey 101.5 as Big Joe Henry broadcasts live at Raceway Park in Old Bridge! Purchase your tickets today and come out to see all your favorite NHRA stars. Cruz Pedregon! John Force! Courtney Force! Tony Schumacher! Antron Brown! Meet them ALL… Get autographs… Get up close next to the ropes and smell the Nitro because EVERY TICKET’S A PIT PASS! Enjoy great food and all-day family entertainment! Don’t forget kids twelve and under are FREE in general admission seating! You won’t want to miss the NHRA Summer nationals, June 9th through the 12h at Raceway Park. Tickets are on sale now and great seats are still available. Purchase in advance and save at raceway park dot com, or call 732.446.7800 today. 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Date: June 11, 2016
Location: Raceway Park
230 Pension Rd., Englishtown, NJ 07726 United States

TCNJ Campus Town Broadcast w/Big Joe Henry

Join New Jersey 101.5 at TCNJ Campus Town where Big Joe Henry will be live broadcasting!  It’ll be filled with fun and games..looking forward to seeing you there! 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Date: June 12, 2016
Location: TCNJ Campus Town
1950 Penning Road, Ewing, NJ 08638 United States


Atlantic City Boardwalk Beer Festival

The 2nd Annual "Atlantic City Boardwalk Beer Festival" returns to the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. This years festival will have 2 sessions offering over 50 breweries pouring over 100 different beers. Live music and beer seminars with award winning beer experts. This years festival also features craft vendors, food offerings from Harry's, and a boardwalk cigar lounge.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Harry's Oyster Bar & Courtyard
1900 Boardwalk, Bally's Park Place Casino, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Starving Artist Fair

The Noyes Shop in Hammonton hosts its juried, outdoor art show, the Starving Artist Fair on Saturday, June 11. The Starving Artist Fair coincides with Atlantic County’s 2nd Annual Hammonton Food Truck Festival, which attracts over 3,000 people. Visitors will be able to fill their stomachs with delicious food and indulge their craving for regionally made artisan goods.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: The Noyes Museum Shop
5 S. Second St., Hammonton, NJ 08037


Fan Appreciation Night

We have rolled back the concession prices for Fan Appreciation Night! - Canned Soda and Draft Bud/Bud Light, Pretzels, Popcorn and Hot Dogs for $1 each $1 Promotion runs 6-11pm at indoor concession areas only (Cafe & Lounge only). Texas Hold'em Poker in The Gallery - FREE to play. First game at 7 pm.

Date: June 10th, 2016
Location: Meadowlands Racetrack
1 Racetrack Dr., East Rutherford, NJ 07073


The Promise Music Festival (CHOP)

A national music festival dedicated to benefiting local children's hospitals. Our kickoff festival will be June 11th, benefiting The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). 50% of our net income will be donated to CHOP.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Burlington County Fair Grounds
1960 Jacksonville Jobstown Rd., Columbus, NJ 08022


Wildwood Beer Fest

A beer tasting event to celebrate the art of locally brewed craft beer. Access to 100+ brews, a commemorative tasting cup, live tunes, delicious food & craft vendors. Beer sampling is unlimited with your ticket, food & merchandise is available for purchase. We do ask that you drink responsibly – know your limits. Entrance will only be permitted to ticket holders 21 years old w/ a valid ID. The festival will be broken up into three sessions. A ticket allows entrance into a specific timed session – festival goers are only permitted to attend one session.

Date: June 10th, 2016 - June 11th, 2016
Location: Fox Park, Ocean Ave.
Between E. Burk & E. Montgomery Aves., Wildwood, NJ 08260

New Year's in North Wildwood

A newly combined event for 2016! The top Mummers Brigades AND top Mummers String Bands from the New Year's Day Parade in Philadelphia will entertain crowds in the pub district of North Wildwood. The excitement kicks off Friday night at 7 pm with a pub crawl through local drinking establishments in the North Wildwood Entertainment District, followed by a colorful parade on Saturday at 4:30 pm along Olde New Jersey Avenue where you can get up-close views of the beautiful costumes and intricate dance steps. Rain date is Sunday. Admission is FREE, so come join in the fun and learn the famous Mummers Strut!

Date: June 10th, 2016 - June 11th, 2016
Location: Olde New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08210

Cape May Restaurant Week

Known for its variety of fine dining experiences, from casual sit-down to formal dining, Cape May will showcase its best restaurants for this eight-day event, with restaurants offering fixed prices that make our culinary adventure both affordable and tempting. Please visit the website for participating restaurants.

Date: June 5th, 2016 – June 12th, 2016
Location: Various Restaurants, Cape May, NJ 08204


Antique Street Fair

Antique street festival with local and guest antique dealers from all over the region, various food street vendors. Live entertainment and the relaxed atmosphere of the Historic Mullica Hill Main Street. Great destination for day trippers and family friendly.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: 47 S. Main St., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062


2nd Annual Bayonne Hometown Fair

The Event will include Children's Rides, Games, Local Merchants, Specialty Vendors, Food Vendors, Non-profits, Musical entertainment and so much more! Saturday 11 am - 8 pm and Sunday Noon - 5 pm.

Date: June 11th, 2016 - June 12th, 2016
Location: 21st - 25th St. & Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002


Jersey Shore Wine Festival

The two-day wine festival will feature samplings from a variety of award-winning wineries from throughout the Garden State. In addition to wine tastings, there will also be live entertainment, as well as crafters, retail vendors, food vendors, and sponsors. Daily, Noon - 5 pm.

Date: June 11th, 2016 - June 12th, 2016
Location: FirstEnergy Park
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 08701


Big Greek Festival

A family friendly venue, thousands of visitors each year visit the St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church grounds to experience how Greeks preserve the character and ties to Greek culture in a classic way. A handful of key ingredients are central to a characteristic Greek community gathering: Tantalizingly fresh, hot off the grills Greek food and handmade dishes and delicacies - sweet goodies and pastries to eat in or take home, live Greek music and entertainment featuring traditional Greek folk dancing, tasty Greek wines and liquors, and family friendly fun featuring special activities for younger children. Church tours reveal intricate craftsmanship and detail adorning colorful icons and wood carvings, and bright and colorful glass windows. Come join the fun!

Date: June 10th, 2016 - June 12th, 2016
Location: St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church Community Center
1447 Sussex Tpk., Randolph, NJ 07869

Guided Tour - Summer Bock

Visit us at the brewery for the debut of our Seasonal Beer, Summer Bock! The brewhaus will be open from 2 – 5 pm, and Greg will give a guided tour of our brewhaus at 3 pm!

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Ramstein / High Point Brewing Company
22 Park Pl., Butler, NJ 07405

6th Annual Groove in the Grove - Songwriter Festival

Great for the whole family! Music, Food & Beverages! Spend an afternoon listening to acoustic performances by local & regional independent singer/songwriters. The Grip Weeds performing evening concert. Community oriented festival focuses on original music in a family-friendly, park-like setting. Two outdoor stages, large on-site playground, a variety of arts/craft/service vendors, festival food & beer available for purchase. Music starts at 1:00 pm. $15/Adult; $10/Student; Children 12 and under free! Rain or Shine. Presented by the Skylands Songwriter's Guild, a recognized 501 (c)(3) non-profit educational organization.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Vasa Park
Wolfe Rd., Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Butterfly Bonanza!

All Ages. Discover New Jersey's fabulous butterflies and other pollinators and learn how they contribute to the natural world. Games, crafts, live music, activities, bug safaris, and so much more! Noon - 4 pm. Cost: $4 per adult, $3 per child age 3 & up.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Pyramid Mountain NHA
Mars Ct. & Boonton Ave., Montville Twp., NJ 07045


Summer Art Opener

The annual kick-off to the summer art season on LBI at the m.t.burton gallery! Showcasing work from "Community: Potters of the Philadelphia Clay Studio", a group exhibit featuring potters associated with the Philadelphia Clay Studio, Jeff Brewer, a Texas artist showing steel sculpture in the garden and Graham Preston, paintings. All shows through July 12. Live music Friday and Saturday night. Clam bake and fire juggler Saturday night. Stop by on Saturday and Sunday (12-4pm) for a free demonstration by Ken Beidler, of The Clay Studio, Philadelphia. Ken will be demonstrating handbuilt and thrown techniques. This demonstration/workshop is free and open to the public, but space is limited; register through gallery website.

Date: June 10th, 2016 - June 12th, 2016
Location: m.t. burton gallery
1819 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, NJ 08008

Privateers & Pirates Festival

Grab a map and hunt for treasure! Learn the difference between privateers and pirates and then be one. Pirate history - authentic and make believe - plus a treasure scavenger hunt. Games, costume contest and craft activities. Enjoy the crew of Valhalla Pirates with historic pirate fun and demos. Pirates for Sail will provide live music plus the Sea Dogs Privateers, Pirate Ship Obstacle Course, Pirate Photo Booth and Craft Corner compliments of Jersey Family Fun. General Admission. Members Free. 11 am - 5 pm.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main St., Tuckerton, NJ 08087

Arts and Crafts by the Sea

Seaside Heights will host two events that will satisfy every shopper, Arts and Crafts by the Sea and a Town-wide Garage Sale. Held from 11 am - 7 pm on the boardwalk between Dupont & Grant Ave. Shoppers will have the chance to browse handmade arts and crafts from local vendors while enjoying the beautiful ocean view. Over fifty vendors specializing in everything from photography to paintings will be in attendance. Arts and Crafts by the Sea will also feature a variety of beautiful hand-crafted items such as jewelry, candles, nautical paintings, wooden engravings, and bird houses. The town-wide garage sale will take place the same day from 8 am - 2 pm throughout the town. Residents will be selling a treasure trove of household items. After a day of shopping guests can stroll the boardwalk, visit an arcade or the amusement pier, and grab a bite to eat in the many renowned eateries in Seaside Heights.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Seaside Heights Boardwalk
Dupont Ave., Seaside Heights, NJ 08571


Ringwood Manor Vintage Marketplace & Food Truck Show

Collectors, treasure hunters, and decorators can spend the day shopping for their favorite antiques from more than 75 on the historic grounds of Ringwood Manor.The marketplace will feature vendors selling antiques, collectibles, and vintage items such as coins, U.S. and world stamps, comic books, toys, military items, currency, trains, sports and non-sports cards from the early 20th century, watches, clocks, jewelry, furniture, records, and more. While visitors shop, there will also be live performances from jazz and acoustic musicians. Tasty treats will be plentiful from the variety of gourmet food trucks on site, serving empanadas, ice cream and more. Meanwhile, younger visitors can stop at the kids craft area to create their own treasures that will be available to them at no charge.There is no cost to enter the antiques & vintage marketplace, but there is a $5 per in-state car parking fee, and $7 per car out-of-state parking fee to enter Ringwood State Park.

Date: June 12th, 2016
Location: Ringwood State Park
1304 Sloatsburg Rd., Ringwood, NJ 07456

NJ Jackals Fireworks Night

New Jersey Jackals are a professional baseball team located at Yogi Berra Stadium, on the campus of Montclair State University. The NJ Jackals will be playing the Rockland Boulders with a post-game fireworks spectacular.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr., Little Falls, NJ 07424


Flag Day Festival 2016

Bring out the entire family for this free afternoon of fun and prizes. There will be live music, including a performer with nearly 20 million YouTube likes! There will be carnival games and bounce-houses, virtual reality goggles and military and rescue vehicles and food vendors. We'll also have moving moments such as the Iwo Jima flag raising reenactment, tributes to our military, revolutionary reenactors and patriotic songs and awards.

Date: June 11th, 2016
Location: Main Street, Somerville
Main & Grove St., Somerville, NJ 08876

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